Lil Tay he may soon return to prominence, but his future career hinges on a custody battle between his parents that is about to culminate.
Sources close to Lil Tay tell TMZ … the foul-mouthed rapper kid is at home in Vancouver where his parents, Angela Tian is Christopher Hope, are locked in a judicial battle for custody of Lil Tay and full control over her life and career.
We’re told Lil Tay’s parents have been fighting in court since late 2018 and expect the judge to deliver some major custody sentences in the coming weeks. We are told they currently share custody.
Lil Tay’s future will be heavily influenced by the judge’s decision … our sources say her parents both want her in entertainment, but have very different plans to keep her relevant.
We are told that Lil Tay’s mom wants to let her do whatever she wants, even if that means posting lots of trashy videos on social media.
Perhaps unsurprisingly … remember, Mom used her boss’s Mercedes as a prop in one of Lil Tay’s infamous trash videos, and quit his job when his boss caught on and got pissed off.
On the other hand, we are told that Lil Tay’s father prefers the more traditional career path of acting and singing.
In the past, Lil Tay’s father expressed concern about her social media antics and felt that others were taking advantage of her just to profit.
As you know … Lil Tay has been absent from social media since June 2018, after her father received a court order requiring her to return to Vancouver and stop posting on her Instagram account, which has 1.8 million. of followers.
It looks like it could be we will be back soon … so stay tuned.
We reached out to Lil Tay’s father, who said he doesn’t want to comment on the pending legal issues, but says he loves and wants the best for his daughter. Tay’s mom had no comment.